Manx rider takes overall winner's trophy
Manx cyclist Matthew Bostock came top of the podium at the end of the Manx Telecom International Stage Race this weekend.
The event got underway on Friday, with the fourth and final stage yesterday afternoon.
Bostock came second in that 83-mile stage but accrued enough points overall to become the event leader.
Matt Bostock took the overall win at the Manx Telecom International after finishing 2nd on stage 4.— The British Continental (@BritishConti) July 24, 2022
🥇 Matt Bostock (WiV SunGod)
🥈 Rob Scott (WiV SunGod)
🥉 Stuart Balfour (Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling)
Rob Scott is the new leader of the National Road Series.
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The 25-year-old will head to Birmingham this week as one of 13 cyclists representing the Isle of Man in the Commonwealth Games.
Already this year, he’s won the British National Circuit Race Championships and finished 5th in the National Road Race championships.
Meanwhile, South African cyclist Hayley Preen came top of the Women's event.
The leading Manx rider was Jessie Carridge, who finished 23rd overall.
The 30 year old will also compete in the CWG, in the Women's Time Trial and Women's Road Race.
Chapeau, Jessie Carridge! 🙌— National Road Series (@NatRoadSeries) July 24, 2022
The best Manx rider in the Manx Telecom International 🇮🇲
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